Jetconnect B738 near Auckland on Apr 7th 2013, aircraft equipment confused with bomb
Last Update: April 7, 2013 / 23:31:37 GMT/Zulu time
Police reported a bomb squad checked the aircraft and package and identified the package as part of the interior of the aircraft, that is normally not visible, and released the aircraft back to service.
The airline confirmed a suspicious package on board prompted the return to Auckland.
The aircraft was able to depart again 4 hours after landing and reached Sydney with a delay of 5:15 hours.
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